The La Cañada Flintridge City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to direct staff to devise an implementation plan for the use of Flock Safety cameras throughout LCF, including specifics about cost and possible locations, in the aftermath of recent residential burglaries in the city. Continue reading “City Council Seeks Details on License Plate-Reading Cameras”
Public safety cameras that can capture traditional video as well as read license plates are expected to get a look from the La Cañada Flintridge City Council at a future meeting. The city Public Safety Commission voted 3-0 on Monday to recommend the devices, known as Flock Safety cameras, which are more cost effective compared with other types. Continue reading “Panel Urges Council to Consider License Plate-Reading Cameras”
After discussion at its public meeting Tuesday night, the La Cañada Flintridge City Council appeared unlikely to place on the March 2020 ballot a sales tax measure that was projected to raise approximately $2.5 million a year for the city. Continue reading “City Council Hesitates on Plan to Boost Sales Tax”
The La Cañada Flintridge City Council has adopted a resolution establishing emergency authority to correct street drainage on Foothill Boulevard between El Camino Corto and Cypress Drive because of possible flooding from future rainstorms. Continue reading “Wary of Storm Runoff, City Moves to Fix Foothill Blvd.”
Three recent home burglaries in La Cañada Flintridge that were committed while the residents were there appear to be connected, a Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s captain said at a City Council meeting this week.
The rash of burglaries occurring on Aug. 25, Sept. 2 and Sept. 4 has alarmed officials. Continue reading “Captain Recounts Troubling Rash of Residential Burglaries”
It will take up to three weeks to install a wheel washer and start a pilot tarping program at the Devil’s Gate Dam sediment removal project to cut down on dust generated by the sprawling enterprise, a Los Angeles County official said at a meeting this week.
Steve Burger, assistant deputy director of the county Department of Public Works, made the comments about the project, also known as the Big Dig, at a La Cañada Flintridge City Council study session meeting on Tuesday night. Burger said he would also look into other concerns voiced by the council and the public. Continue reading “County Official Briefs Council on Big Dig Dust Control Effort”
By Christian Leonard
and Wes Woods II
La Cañada Flintridge City Council members expressed doubts this week about the current need for the regulation of motorized scooters, electric bikes and other shared mobility devices, leaving the matter to the state.
Carl Alameda, LCF’s director of administrative services, raised the subject during Tuesday night’s council meeting at City Hall. He explained that the city staff had found a potential option to address concerns, raised in a February council meeting, that the devices could present safety hazards to the public or that some areas could be oversaturated with them. Continue reading “City Council Opts to Wait on Regulating Scooters, E-Bikes”
A house party that La Cañada Flintridge leaders suspected would be held Saturday at a Gould Avenue residence, where an earlier bash attracted hundreds of revelers and prompted a response by sheriff’s deputies, has been canceled and refunds issued, an official said on Tuesday at a City Council meeting.. Continue reading “House Party Canceled, but Authorities Will Keep Watch”
The La Cañada Flintridge City Council voted on Tuesday night to keep nine segments of local streets at their existing speed limits, instead of increasing them as recommended by staff members, in the first reading of an ordinance to update citywide speed limits. Continue reading “LCF Council Maintains Some Speed Limits, Lowers Others”
Several residents this week asked the La Cañada Flintridge City Council for help regarding a number of issues involving the Devil’s Gate Dam sediment removal project, in which trucks are set to roll this Monday, May 13.
A key question raised at the council’s meeting on Tuesday night was answered in short order. It was announced toward the end of the session that Public Works Director Patrick DeChellis would be the city’s contact person for the Los Angeles County project. Continue reading “Big Dig Discussion Takes Over City Council Meeting”